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Old 12-14-2012, 11:22 PM   #1
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Just checking on a fermenting batch. The green stuff is hops. The white streaking foam has me worried! It has been in secondary for 5 days. Can I salvage it?

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Old 12-14-2012, 11:30 PM   #2
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Don't be sceered, In what manner are you worried? How does it taste?

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Old 12-14-2012, 11:34 PM   #3
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It smells OK. But Ive had a brew go south of cheese on me before, and I have never seen white funky stuff before.

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Old 12-14-2012, 11:40 PM   #4
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Looks like the ESB I dry hopped this afternoon. I think you're fine.

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Old 12-14-2012, 11:54 PM   #5
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You said it's "in secondary", but that sure looks like a bucket. I don't rack to a secondary much (never, actually!) but if you use one, it shouldn't be a bucket with that wide wide headspace. I'd bottle ASAP, and then remember to either not use the clearing vessel ("secondary") or to use a carboy for it next time!

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